Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli, FCRM

Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli Mrs. Ojekwe-Onyejeli brings more than 25 years of financial advisory, controls, governance and risk management experience to the Board of NSIA. Prior to the realignment of her portfolio for the Chief Operating Officer role and reappointment for a second term by the President of Nigeria, she had served as NSIA�s Executive Direction and Chief Risk Officer from 2012 to 2017. She joined the Authority on 15th October 2012, following a distinguished tenure as Director and Head of Operational Risk and Control at Barclays, where she covered 15 countries spanning Africa, Middle East and Asia. Prior to this, she was a Vice President and Head of Quality Assurance, Africa, at Citibank, with direct oversight of the enterprise risk and control environment in 14 countries across Africa. Hitherto, she spent over a decade at professional services firms Arthur Anderson and KPMG in Nigeria and South Africa, providing financial advisory and business assurance services. Mrs. Ojekwe-Onyejeli is a qualified Chartered Financial and Tax Accountant as well as a scholar of the Federal Government of Nigeria and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria prize winner. She holds a first degree in Chemistry from the University of Lagos, a master�s Degree in Business Administration obtained from Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. In addition to serving on the Board of NSIA, she also serves on the Boards of Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited, Bridge International Academies Ltd and Verod Capital Fund I (Advisory).